For the first time since 1999 the Fighting Irish of Notre Dame will go to battle with the Oklahoma Sooners. Sooner fans haven't forgotten about the history between the two schools, either.
On November 16, 1957, Notre Dame defeated Oklahoma, 7-0, to end the Sooners' NCAA record 47-game winning streak.
Nearly 55 years later, these two historic programs will meet with national championship implications on the line. Both Notre Dame (No. 5) and Oklahoma (No. 8) enter the contest ranked in the top ten of the most recent BCS standings.
How do the Sooners and Fighting Irish match up in this game?
For that answer and more, let's get started with this week's preview.